Markus Grillitsch

Associate Senior Lecturer

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Economic Geography


  • Economic Geography, Innovation Studies, Regional Development, Knowledge, Institutions, Networks, Policy


Markus holds a doctoral degree in socio-economic studies from the Vienna University of Economics and Business. He has a broad background in regional development in different institutional contexts including EU member states, transition economies and developing countries. His main research interest is to understand innovation and structural change processes in a spatial context and how they relate to economic growth and competitiveness. Markus is interested in concepts and approaches that empower policy makers, firms and engaged citizens to take a stake in regional development processes.

Recent research outputs

Bjørn Asheim, Markus Grillitsch & Trippl, M. 2017 Oct 20 In : Economic Geography. 93, 5, p. 429-435 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Markus Grillitsch & Magnus Nilsson 2017 Apr 1 Papers in Innovation Studies, (Papers in Innovation Studies)

Research output: Working paper

Björn T. Asheim, Markus Grillitsch & Trippl, M. 2016 Nov 25 Handbook on the Geographies of Innovation. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., p. 45-62 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapter

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